The Decemberists have announced the first leg of a North American tour, scheduled to kick off May 19 in Los Angeles, CA.
The tour will support their fifth album ‘The Hazards of Love’, to be released on March 24 via Capitol Records.
The Los Angeles show will take place at the Hollywood Palladium, while their New York City performance will happen at Radio City Music Hall.
The tour will see the band perform their new album in its entirety every night. The record “tells the tale of a woman named Margaret who is ravaged by a shape-shifting animal; her lover, William; a forest queen; and a cold-blooded, lascivious rake.”
The tour dates are:
Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium (May 19)
Oakland, CA Fox Theatre (20)
Eugene, OR McDonald Theater (21)
Missoula, MT Wilma Theatre (24)
Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium (26)
Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater (27)
Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater (29)
St. Louis, MO The Pageant (30)
Columbus, OH Lifestyle Communities Pavilion (June 1)
Atlanta, GA Tabernacle (3)
Raleigh, NC Memorial Auditorium (4)
Richmond, VA The National (5)
Upper Darby, PA Tower Theatre (6)
Boston, MA Bank of America Pavillion (9)
New York, NY Radio City Music Hall (10)
Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 11-14)
–By our New York staff.